Top Russia diplomat Sergey Lavrov bitterly criticises Western nations over Ukraine conflict, telling UN General Assembly that United States has erected itself as "envoy of God on Earth".
Chinese FM Wang Yi calls on both sides to "keep the crisis from spilling over", and Indian FM Subrahmanyam Jaishankar calls for "dialogue and diplomacy" to end the conflict in eastern Europe.
Türkiye's statement came in response to Greek PM Mitsotakis who accused Ankara of playing "a destabilising role in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Caucasus," in an address to the UNGA.
Some of the world's most climate change affected countries are pushing to create a funding facility for "loss and damage" to be established at UN climate negotiations in November.
Deal with Palestine "based on two states for two peoples" is the right thing for Israel's security, Israeli PM Yair Lapid tells UN General Assembly, but asks resistance groups to lay down arms.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tells the Security Council that Ukraine is increasingly headed "towards an endless cycle of horror and bloodshed," as fighting continues on the 211th day.
"I invite international organisations and all countries to give sincere support to Türkiye's peace efforts," says President Erdogan during his address at the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The 77th General Assembly session convenes under the shadow of Europe’s first major conflict since World War II and other pressing challenges such as the climate crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy are each courting major allies, seeking to prop up their efforts in fighting that has entered its 204th day.
The 77th session must be a moment of transformation — for people and the planet alike, says UN chief Antonio Guterres in remarks at opening of 77th Session of General Assembly.
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke with President of UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid over the phone and apprised him of the derogatory and offensive remarks made by BJP officials against Prophet Muhammad.
Winning a seat on the 15-member Security Council is considered a pinnacle of achievement for many countries because it gives them a strong voice on issues of international peace and security.
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